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1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
202.483.8600 http://www.smithcenter.org

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July 2017

Visually Expressing Our Grief

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Saarlisa Ylitalo This class is an opportunity to express yourself creatively through painting, a bit of writing and even poetry.  You need not be expert in any of these skills.  The writing will be only decorative, and the poems I share are some of my favorites.  Come and play with paint and words. The grief journey is not easy to navigate and this class seeks to help bring some of your feelings into a visual expression.  We will share…

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Gentle AM Yoga

July 24 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. July Classes July 10 July 17 July 24 July 31 Our yoga…

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Cancer Support Group

July 24 @ 8:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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with Jennifer Bires, LICSW Being diagnosed with cancer is difficult, and sometimes it is hard for family and friends to understand exactly what you’re going through. We hope this support group will help you feel less isolated and allow you to make connections with others facing a similar challenge. This group is designed so that you can share common concerns, fears and coping strategies with other people who have been in similar shoes. Participants will explore their experience with cancer…

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Chair Yoga

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. July 11 July 18  July 25 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected…

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Gentle PM Yoga

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. July Classes Closed for Fourth of July July 11 July 18…

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Knitting in the Nook

July 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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with Project Knitwell & Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

July 27 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. July Classes July 6 July 13 July 20 July 27 Our yoga classes…

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Move, Dance, Create

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance - so let's get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in July: July 7 July 14 July 21…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina. Nueva Vida es una organización independiente, sin fines de lucro, que proporciona servicios integrales de cáncer gratuitos, a las familias latinas en el Distrito de Columbia, Virginia del Norte (hasta el sur de Prince William County), Suburban Maryland (Condados de Montgomery y…

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Keep Your Cool! Balancing Summer’s Sizzle with Cooling Foods

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Chef Cathryn Pethick Don't turn up the heat! Summer, as we well know, is the season of heat and light, shared by the qualities of Fire, or Pitta Dosha. In this Ayurveda-inspired cooking class, we'll explore ways to soothe and balance summer's excess heat with foods that emphasize sweet, astringent and bitter tastes. Bring your favorite knife and apron for this hands-on creative cool cooking class menu! Saturday, July 29th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm Our programs are open to…

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August 2017

Chair Yoga

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August 29 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August…

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Outside the Lines: Alchemical Vessels

August 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alchemical Vessel 2017 Artists   Our Alchemical Vessels Workshop is a three part series within Outside the Lines. Make your own vessel with our 2017 Alchemical Vessels artists! Creative expression is often used in the healing process and it is at the core of Smith Center's philosophy, but fear of judgment and "not being an artist" can often prevent us from tapping into its healing power. Join us for Outside the Lines, where a facilitator will help you reclaim…

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Knitting in the Nook

August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

August 3 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit. All levels welcome. Sessions in August: August 3 August 10 August 17 August 24 August 31 Our yoga classes are listed with the National MS Society and we welcome patients and caregivers of those with multiple sclerosis to our…

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Move, Dance, Create

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in July: August 4 August 11 August 18…

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Renewal: A Two Day Healing Circles Workshop for Women with Cancer *POSTPONED*

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher and Maura Singer In this two-day healing workshop, we will explore stress relief techniques, practice qigong, yoga and meditation, work with grief and loss in small groups, and use ritual to process. We will use art, writing, and movement as tools to find our voice and purpose through creativity. We will connect with and draw from the healing power of nature. The format of this group work is based on Healing Circles principles to build companionship, support,…

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Renewal: A Two Day Healing Circles Workshop for Women with Cancer *POSTPONED*

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher and Maura Singer In this two-day healing workshop, we will explore stress relief techniques, practice qigong, yoga and meditation, work with grief and loss in small groups, and use ritual to process. We will use art, writing, and movement as tools to find our voice and purpose through creativity. We will connect with and draw from the healing power of nature. The format of this group work is based on Healing Circles principles to build companionship, support,…

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Gentle AM Yoga

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 7 August 14 August 21 August 28 Our yoga…

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Chair Yoga

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August 29 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August…

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Knitting in the Nook

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

August 10 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit. All levels welcome. Sessions in August: August 3 August 10 August 17 August 24 August 31 Our yoga classes are listed with the National MS Society and we welcome patients and caregivers of those with multiple sclerosis to our…

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Move, Dance, Create

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in July: August 4 August 11 August 18…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina. Nueva Vida es una organización independiente, sin fines de lucro, que proporciona servicios integrales de cáncer gratuitos, a las familias latinas en el Distrito de Columbia, Virginia del Norte (hasta el sur de Prince William County), Suburban Maryland (Condados de Montgomery y…

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Gentle AM Yoga

August 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 7 August 14 August 21 August 28 Our yoga…

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Cancer Support Group

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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with Jennifer Bires, LICSW Being diagnosed with cancer is difficult, and sometimes it is hard for family and friends to understand exactly what you’re going through. We hope this support group will help you feel less isolated and allow you to make connections with others facing a similar challenge. This group is designed so that you can share common concerns, fears and coping strategies with other people who have been in similar shoes. Participants will explore their experience with cancer…

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Chair Yoga

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August 29 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August…

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Outside the Lines: Alchemical Vessels

August 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Ellen Cornett Our Alchemical Vessels Workshop is a three part series within Outside the Lines. Make your own vessel with our 2017 Alchemical Vessels artists! Creative expression is often used in the healing process and it is at the core of Smith Center's philosophy, but fear of judgment and "not being an artist" can often prevent us from tapping into its healing power. Join us for Outside the Lines, where a facilitator will help you reclaim art-making as a…

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Knitting in the Nook

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Artful Healing

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher Join our Program Director Kiersten Gallagher for an afternoon meditation and painting workshop where you will learn techniques that will help you to allow your own creativity to flow. You will work collaboratively with others, and explore how color, creativity, and the act of art making can be healing. Beginners welcome. Thursdays August 10th and 17th 2:00pm - 3:30pm Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer.…

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Move, Dance, Create

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in July: August 4 August 11 August 18…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

August 19 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina. Nueva Vida es una organización independiente, sin fines de lucro, que proporciona servicios integrales de cáncer gratuitos, a las familias latinas en el Distrito de Columbia, Virginia del Norte (hasta el sur de Prince William County), Suburban Maryland (Condados de Montgomery y…

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DC Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Join us at our meeting of the DC Young Adult Cancer Community on Sunday, June 11 from 5:00-6:30pm. Enjoy a light health-supportive dinner provided by DC Vegan, a facilitated group support session, and a chance to meet other young adult cancer survivors. This group is designed for participants from ages 19-39 at any point in their cancer journey. Significant others and caregivers are welcome! Please RSVP to help us plan. The DC Young Adult Cancer Support Community is an initiative of:…

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Gentle AM Yoga

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 7 August 14 August 21 August 28 Our yoga…

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Chair Yoga

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August 29 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August…

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Knitting in the Nook

August 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

August 24 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit. All levels welcome. Sessions in August: August 3 August 10 August 17 August 24 August 31 Our yoga classes are listed with the National MS Society and we welcome patients and caregivers of those with multiple sclerosis to our…

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Artful Healing

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher Join our Program Director Kiersten Gallagher for an afternoon meditation and painting workshop where you will learn techniques that will help you to allow your own creativity to flow. You will work collaboratively with others, and explore how color, creativity, and the act of art making can be healing. Beginners welcome. Thursdays August 24th and 17th 2:00pm - 3:30pm Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer.…

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Move, Dance, Create

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in July: August 4 August 11 August 18…

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It’s About Time to Eat Healthy

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Chef Laura Pole Whether you’re in the midst of cancer treatment, restoring your health or maintaining your healthy lifestyle changes, now is a good time to bring healthy eating into your life.    And, Chef Laura Pole says “Timing is Everything”:   the season of the year, the time of day, the timing of your treatments and activities in relation to eating,  the time you give to planning,  eating and enjoying your food, the benefits of spending time with others while…

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Gentle AM Yoga

August 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 7 August 14 August 21 August 28 Our yoga…

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Cancer Support Group

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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with Jennifer Bires, LICSW Being diagnosed with cancer is difficult, and sometimes it is hard for family and friends to understand exactly what you’re going through. We hope this support group will help you feel less isolated and allow you to make connections with others facing a similar challenge. This group is designed so that you can share common concerns, fears and coping strategies with other people who have been in similar shoes. Participants will explore their experience with cancer…

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Chair Yoga

August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August 29 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. August Classes August 1 August 8 August 15 August 22 August…

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Knitting in the Nook

August 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

August 31 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit. All levels welcome. Sessions in August: August 3 August 10 August 17 August 24 August 31 Our yoga classes are listed with the National MS Society and we welcome patients and caregivers of those with multiple sclerosis to our…

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September 2017

Move, Dance, Create

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in July: July 7 July 14 July 21…

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Closed for Labor Day

September 4
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Chair Yoga

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. September 5 September 12 September 19 September 26 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of…

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Gentle PM Yoga

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 6:00pm - 7:15pm September 5 September 12 September 19…

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Outside the Lines

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher Creative expression is often used in the healing process and it is at the core of Smith Center’s philosophy, but fear of judgment and “not being an artist” can often prevent us from tapping into its healing power. Join us for Outside the Lines, where a facilitator will help you reclaim art-making as a healing tool through guided creative projects. Participants who feel comfortable working on their own projects are also welcome to do so. Our extensive…

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Knitting in the Nook

September 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

September 7 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 10:15am - 11:30am September 7 September 14 September 21 September 28…

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#AYACancer Town Hall on Cancer Research and Clinical Trials

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Hosted by Critical Mass Thursday, September 7th from 7:00pm - 8:30pm Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors are not only at increased risk for a recurrence of their original cancer, but also at higher risk for developing new diseases due to previous treatments and screenings. Young adults with cancer must frequently make care and treatment decisions, along with their providers, using research, data and therapies solely based on experiences and research of pediatric or older adult cancer patients. We will…

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Move, Dance, Create

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in September: September 1 September 8 September 15…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

September 9 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina. Nueva Vida es una organización independiente, sin fines de lucro, que proporciona servicios integrales de cáncer gratuitos, a las familias latinas en el Distrito de Columbia, Virginia del Norte (hasta el sur de Prince William County), Suburban Maryland (Condados de Montgomery y…

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Gentle AM Yoga

September 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 10:30am - 11:45am Closed on September 4 September 11 September…

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Cancer Support Group

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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with Jennifer Bires, LICSW Being diagnosed with cancer is difficult, and sometimes it is hard for family and friends to understand exactly what you’re going through. We hope this support group will help you feel less isolated and allow you to make connections with others facing a similar challenge. This group is designed so that you can share common concerns, fears and coping strategies with other people who have been in similar shoes. Participants will explore their experience with cancer…

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Chair Yoga

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. September 5 September 12 September 19 September 26 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of…

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Gentle PM Yoga

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 6:00pm - 7:15pm September 5 September 12 September 19…

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Knitting in the Nook

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

September 14 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 10:15am - 11:30am September 7 September 14 September 21 September 28…

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Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery Opening: Apparitions

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery Opening: Apparitions  

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Move, Dance, Create

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in September: September 1 September 8 September 15…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

September 16 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina. Nueva Vida es una organización independiente, sin fines de lucro, que proporciona servicios integrales de cáncer gratuitos, a las familias latinas en el Distrito de Columbia, Virginia del Norte (hasta el sur de Prince William County), Suburban Maryland (Condados de Montgomery y…

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Moving Dialogues: Why Not Me?

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King Artistic Director of Contradiction Dance Kelly King will guide you to shed light on individual personal experiences through physical movement and expression by answering the question: Why Not Me? The workshop will inspire you to create language and movement that will inform your creative process as you explore and share personal beliefs and experiences through writing, dance, and discussion. Prior dance experience is not needed or expected. Saturday, September 16th from 1:00pm - 2:30pm Our programs are…

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DC Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Join us at our meeting of the DC Young Adult Cancer Community on Sunday, June 11 from 5:00-6:30pm. Enjoy a light health-supportive dinner provided by DC Vegan, a facilitated group support session, and a chance to meet other young adult cancer survivors. This group is designed for participants from ages 19-39 at any point in their cancer journey. Significant others and caregivers are welcome! Please RSVP to help us plan. The DC Young Adult Cancer Support Community is an initiative of:…

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Gentle AM Yoga

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 10:30am - 11:45am Closed on September 4 September 11 September…

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Chair Yoga

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. September 5 September 12 September 19 September 26 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of…

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Gentle PM Yoga

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 6:00pm - 7:15pm September 5 September 12 September 19…

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Outside the Lines

September 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher Creative expression is often used in the healing process and it is at the core of Smith Center’s philosophy, but fear of judgment and “not being an artist” can often prevent us from tapping into its healing power. Join us for Outside the Lines, where a facilitator will help you reclaim art-making as a healing tool through guided creative projects. Participants who feel comfortable working on their own projects are also welcome to do so. Our extensive…

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Knitting in the Nook

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

September 21 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 10:15am - 11:30am September 7 September 14 September 21 September 28…

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Move, Dance, Create

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in September: September 1 September 8 September 15…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina. Nueva Vida es una organización independiente, sin fines de lucro, que proporciona servicios integrales de cáncer gratuitos, a las familias latinas en el Distrito de Columbia, Virginia del Norte (hasta el sur de Prince William County), Suburban Maryland (Condados de Montgomery y…

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Gentle AM Yoga

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 10:30am - 11:45am Closed on September 4 September 11 September…

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Cancer Support Group

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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with Jennifer Bires, LICSW Being diagnosed with cancer is difficult, and sometimes it is hard for family and friends to understand exactly what you’re going through. We hope this support group will help you feel less isolated and allow you to make connections with others facing a similar challenge. This group is designed so that you can share common concerns, fears and coping strategies with other people who have been in similar shoes. Participants will explore their experience with cancer…

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Chair Yoga

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Weekly class on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00pm. September 5 September 12 September 19 September 26 Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10 Suggested Donation for 1 Month of Classes: $25 Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of…

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Gentle PM Yoga

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Alaina Sadick Goss, RYT 500 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 6:00pm - 7:15pm September 5 September 12 September 19…

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Knitting in the Nook

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good…

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Gentle AM Yoga

September 28 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 Enjoy a greater sense of wellbeing and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes.  Learn various yoga postures and techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress and balance mind, body, and spirit.  Our classes are open to anyone interested in attending and they are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or other illness.  All levels are welcome. September Classes 10:15am - 11:30am September 7 September 14 September 21 September 28…

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Move, Dance, Create

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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With Kelly King We are all better, happier, more creative and productive people when we dance – so let’s get moving together! Class will include group warm-up, stretching, improvisation and choreographed sequences from a variety of dance influences. Kelly is known for her warm and inviting approach to class; she encourages all who are curious to attend with an open heart and open mind! Weekly class on Fridays from 11:00am-12:15pm. Class dates in September: September 1 September 8 September 15…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina. Nueva Vida es una organización independiente, sin fines de lucro, que proporciona servicios integrales de cáncer gratuitos, a las familias latinas en el Distrito de Columbia, Virginia del Norte (hasta el sur de Prince William County), Suburban Maryland (Condados de Montgomery y…

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